Boeing P8 and Saab Swordfish maritime patrol aircraft (MPA) are the likely candidates as South Korea today decided to procure six new aircraft to supplement its MPA fleet of 16 P-3C and P-3CK Orion planes in service. South Korean Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) aims to respond to a change in security conditions, including North Korea's submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) threats, Yonhap reported quoting DAPAs statement Wednesday
In a clear attempt to target Boeing's P8 Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA), Saab has highlighted its 'Swordfish' MPAs as an alternative to "large, costly airliner-type platforms". In a press release ahead of the Singapore Airshow, Saab said that 'Swordfish' MPA consisting of Bombardiers Global 6000 ultra-long-range aircraft, General Dynamics Mission Systems-Canadas acoustics processor and Saabs pedigree in total airborne surveillance solutions, ensures a new era in maritime air power
Saab has received an order from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration, FMV, to provide operational and development support for Gripen during a period of three years, from 2018 to 2020. The order valued at SEK 1 350 million from FMV includes operating activities in rigs, simulators and test aircraft for the verification and validation of the Gripen C/D and Gripen E fighter aircraft systems, plus operational support for Gripen C/D
Saab has signed a contract for deliveries of the Sabertooth Autonomous Underwater Vehicle/Remotely Operated Vehicle (AUV/ROV). With this contract, the customer has ordered the first vehicles in a planned fleet of Sabertooth vehicles
Saab and Avioniq Awareness Sweden AB are teaming to jointly promote Avioniqs threat evaluation system, Rattlesnake, with Saabs offering of Air and Airborne Command and Control Systems. Saabs range of products for Air and Airborne Command and Control, including 9Air and 9Airborne, are the fully scalable systems of preference to take Air Warfare information superiority to a higher level, providing superior tactical capabilities and outstanding operational support, control for all missions, air forces and operations
Saab has established a new development centre – the Saab Technology Centre (STC) – in Tampere, Finland, with a focus on Electronic Warfare (EW). The unit contributes to deliveries for Saab´s current EW contracts for fighter aircraft, including Gripen E/F, the EW system for Airborne Early Warning & Control (AEW&C) aircraft, and the Electronic Support Measures/Electronic Intelligence systems (ESM/ELINT) used for land applications
Saab will take part in an EU funded preparatory action project called OCEAN2020, to demonstrate technologies for enhanced situational awareness in a naval environment using unmanned systems. The project consists of a consortium representing 15 EU Member States, lead by Leonardo
Saab has received an order from the Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support, BAAINBw, for upgrade of the German Armys vehicle simulators. The total order value is SEK 107 million (US$ 12
Saab has been contracted by Patria as one of the major suppliers across the Finnish Navy Squadron 2000 Mid-Life Upgrade programme. Patria has the prime role for the total programme, which includes refurbishment and upgrade of four Hamina-class fast attack crafts
Saab has signed a contract for production and deliveries of New Lightweight Torpedo to the Finnish Navy. The contract signed is part of the Squadron 2000 Mid-Life Upgrade Programme (SQ2000 MLU) of the Finnish Navy´s four Hamina fast attack crafts (FAC), Saab said in a statement Thursday
Bangladesh will build two new airbases in the northeast region to bolster its Air Force. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina made the announcement after inspecting a parade on Sunday by young Bangladesh Air Force (BAF) officers in Jessore, 164 km from Dhaka, Xinhua news agency reported
Saab has introduced the Sea Giraffe 4A Fixed Face (FF), a fixed-panel configuration of Saabs existing and delivered active electrically scanned array (AESA) radar family. The radar is a derivative of Saabs family of rotating, full AESA S-band radar systems
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